Experiments with truth: 5/5/10

      • Nearly 200 workers gathered at the Ministry of Labour in Dubai demanding back wages their employers withheld.
      • A group of UC Berkeley students are staging a hunger strike for several demands: that the university oppose the new Arizona immigration law, drop disciplinary charges against protesters from the occupation of Wheeler Hall earlier this year, rehire laid-off janitors, and make the campus a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.
      • Members of the White Earth Indian Reservation in Minnesota are exercising civil disobedience by fishing in non-reservation land, demonstrating their right to live off the land.
      • Activists in San Francisco staged a street theater protest this weekend against American Apparel’s sexist advertising.


      Recent Stories

      • Q&A

      The clash between history and today’s movements — a conversation with Rev. James Lawson

      October 21, 2021

      Called the “architect of the nonviolent movement in America” by John Lewis, Rev. James Lawson discusses the roots and power of nonviolence.

      • Analysis

      Water protectors show that ‘another world is possible’ — through resistance and care

      October 19, 2021

      During a week of action with over 600 arrests, water protectors occupying the Bureau of Indian Affairs showed that caring for one another is directly connected to caring for the Earth.

      • Feature

      Why activism needs to be part of any meaningful climate education

      October 12, 2021

      Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis isn’t enough. To prevent feelings of disempowerment, they need to see how they can make a meaningful impact.